this essay MUST be answered using the three sources provided, and in addition any 3 other academic sources could be used. 12 point font double-space.
the three sources provided ( these are the two pdfs and one video link - http://www.nfb.ca/film/action_the_october_crisis_of_1970/ ) plus other three sources in total 6 sources needed.
section 1 and 2 are both to be answered in within the 5 pages with references. section 1 should not be more than 4 pages. and section 2 maximum 1 page.
this is the question :
The period after World War II is often described as a golden age in Canada. And yet it was a period of great political protest as well. What motivated protest in Canada and Quebec in the 1960s and 70s? How did the state respond? What can this tell us about the relationship between Canadians and the state in that era? This section should be three to four pages long and must reference at least two class readings.
The final page of your assignment should be reflexive. Is there anything that you think is worth protesting about today? Would you join in a popular protest? Why or why not?
please use the articles provided plus any other sources.
Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Section 1: What motivated protest in Canada and Quebec in the 1960s and 70s? The end of the Second World War led to significant changes in the world. Initially, the Britons were seen as the reigning superpower and their extension of authority to other different parts of the country was a testament to this. However, the emergence of the United States and the Soviet Union led to a shift in power. The onset of the Cold War impacted not only the international balance of power but also internal affairs of countries. In Canada, for example, British Imperialism took a great hit from the immigrants who felt marginalized. During the colonial era, the British were not only interested in spreading civilization but also extending their imperial rule to all their colonies. The British largely depended on divide and conquer to rule their territories. In Canada, this was the plan, and it worked for a while until the French-speaking Quebecers rose up against the neo-colonialism. The wave of protests started in Quebec but spread to other parts of Canada fast. In Quebec, however, they were vicious and violent because of the numerous terrorist attacks that were instigated by FLQ. Leaders such as Premier Maurice Duplessis left many people angry and at loggerheads with the status quo. Duplessis was an autocrat and was heavily supported by the Catholic Church in Quebec. With time, Duplessis became a great friend of the private sector and started selling Qu...